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>> you don't believe there is a link. the problem is that you're wrong. >> reporter: dr. christine curry is an obgyn who has delivered a baby with microcephaly and spoke directly to the crowd. >> zika is real. and while we don't understand it fully, that is not a reason to dismiss its impact. >> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, miami beach, florida. in the meantime federal funds to fight the and legislation for new funding is stalled in the senate. florida congressman david jolly decided to make a point yesterday by bringing a container of mosquitoes to the house floor. >> can you imagine, colleagues, the fear and anxiety in this chamber if these hundred mosquitoes were outside of this jar and not inside this jar? members of congress would run down the hall to the physician's office to be tested. they would spray themselves before coming down here. this is the fear of floridians right here. >> reporter: jolly said the mosquitoes in the container were
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just days after taking a knee in solidarity with colin kaepernick, soccer star megan rapinoe was prevented from repeating the move last night in washington, d.c. >> let her kneel! >> before the seattle rain washington/spirit match, the home team bumped up the national anthem, playing while both squads were still in the locker room. the team owner bill lynch derailed said in a statement the following. speaking with a reporter from "the washington post" after the match, rapinoe did not hold back, saying it's, expletive, unbelievable. amid colin kaepernick's anthem protest, his number 7 jersey has become the top seller in the nfl.
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charity. he will also donate the first million dollars he makes this season. coming up on the "morning news," charges in a migrant incident. you might remember this one. a camerawoman seen tripping families as they fled police faces charges. a nail biting leap caught on video. this is the "cbs morning news." absolutely ageless? night cream with active naturals? blackberry complex. ly ageless? from aveeno?. although just 4 foot 8, simone biles is packed with power. that's why she trusts tide pods. she knows small can be powerful. tide. number one rated. i love bread i love ice cream pizza! peanut butter -tacos! i love ramen. anything chocolate
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a southern california cliff jumper crosses the line between brave and foolish. wearing a camera, he plunged without knowing if he could actually reach the water. he barely missed a rocky outcropping and suffered only a scrape on his back. he said he probably won't try it again. probably? a photographer who tripped up refuges faces punishment. fallout over donald trump's visit to mexico last week. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "wall street journal" reports that donald trump's trip to mexico brought down the
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finance minister luis videgaray resigned yesterday. he helped to arrange trump's visit last week. the episode is widely seen in mexico as a humiliation. "the washington post" reports on justice ruth bader ginsburg views about the politics about filling the vacant supreme court seat. she says senate republicans are wrong to insist that the next president should pick a successor to justice scalia. but a vote on president obama's nominee would be pointless. national public radio reports a hungarian photographer accused of abusing migrants now faces a breach of peace charge. video from last year shows the woman tripping a syrian refuge who was carrying a child. she was fired as international outrage about the incident spread. "the new york times" reports the identities of a couple in a
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embrace at sunset on the ledge at yosemite park right there. but the tourist didn't know their names. they came forward after hearing about it. now the couple are actors who had just been married in the national park. the bride said that she loved it and she had no idea how big the story had become. i saw that on facebook. >> still ahead, dolling up the new iphone. apple introduces the iphone 7. we will show you all of the new upgrades. you all of the new upgrades. an unprecedented natural outburst seems to have taken over the country. everything's all right in there? security. hi , i'm stuck in an elevator with a cow. a what ? all natural, non gmo ingredients with vitamin d and whole milk. new dannon , natural is back. if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. when the company with the world's most valuable brand makes moves, techies and stock watchers alike take notice. chris martinez checked out the latest offerings from ? sweet home alabama ? >> reporter: "the late late show" james corden helped apple's ceo tim cook and even more hype for wednesday's announcement of the iphone 7. >> it makes all of the things you do every day so much better. >> reporter: as expected, the new iphone 7 does away with the analog headphone jack in favor of its own digital connector or wireless headphones, and features more memory and faster processor and better front and
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telelens in the high-end iphone 7 plus. >> this is the best camera made in any smartphone. >> reporter: apple's upgrades may please die-hard fans but many won't feel a temptation to run down the store to pick them up. >> i think the big threat to apple is people hold their phones longer, which we think is happening to a certain extent, and they start look at the cheaper iphones and say that is good enough. >> reporter: apple announced its second generation apple watch which features a built-in gps chip and better water sports use. tech analysts say that wearables could be the next big moneymaker for apple which, until last year, was the biggest company in the world. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. so what did the new lineup do for apple's shares? jill wagner joins us from the new york stock exchange with today's "moneywatch." good morning. >> reporter: good morning. apple failed to wow investors. apple stock rose but just
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we are share, closing at $108.36. this year, for the first time, iphone sales have slowed down and it's, in part, because carriers aren't offering as many subsidies to offset the entry level price tag of about $649. besides apple, though, tech stocks in general rose, pushing the tech heavy nasdaq to a record high for the second day in a row. the dow dropped almost 12 points. the s&p ended about where it started. the nasdaq, though, gained 8. richard branson's virgin galactic plans to resume flight tests in the, quote, near future. it crashed in october of 2014 and killing one of the pilots. it was determined that the copilot opened the ship's movable tail too early and eventually virgin galactic hopes to carry tourists to the edge of
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dos equis beer introduced the most interesting new man is from france. he speaks spanish and can split a coconut with his bare hands. he does have some pretty big shoes to fill. 77-year-old jonathan goldsmith held that title for a decade. his run ended in march. >> at 77. if he is interesting enough, maybe this could be a 40-year gig, if he is good enough. >> that coconut wowed me. >> you're impressed by the coconut h >> okay. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. coming up on "cbs this morning," "fortune" magazine reveals its list of the 50 most powerful women. still ahead, sailing through security. we will show you how airlines are cutting wait times for passengers as they go through checkpoints. boosters. scent the more you pour, the more scent you'll savor. toss it in before your clothes for luxurious scent up to 12 weeks.
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long airport security lines last spring threatened to make summer travel a nightmare. but the problem eased when the government threw money and manpower at the issue. kris van cleave explains. >> reporter: it's mostly smooth sailing at airport checkpoints these days. a far cry from what was happening just a few months ago. >> these guys are not -- any more. >> reporter: in may, it looked like it was going to be a long summer. people were waiting in line for hours at some of the nation's busiest airports and causing thousands to miss their flights. the tas blamed an increase in airline travel and a shortage of security officers. >> it's terrible! look at this long line. i've never had to do this before. >> reporter: the agency responded by hiring 1300 new officers and 1800 to full-time. the department of homeland security says it worked.
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security. >> reporter: this summer, 92% of travelers spent an average of 15 minutes waiting to get through security. >> thank you. >> reporter: part of the reason? more people signed up for the faster precheck lanes. >> total membership in tsa precheck is now 3.5 million today, compared to about 1.6 million a year ago. >> reporter: the tsa is looking for other improvements, like installing more automated lanes. this one in atlanta allows multiple passengers to drop off carr i >> we hope to see as many as 60 by the end of this calendar year and possibly as many as a hundred by this time next year. >> reporter: that could be good news for travelers as the number of people taking flight continues to increase. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the stars of the new cbs series "mcgyver."
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a world war ii veteran received an overdue honor. elaine harmon of maryland who died last year at the age of 95 was laid to rest yesterday in america's premier military cemetery. david martin reports. >> reporter: it took an act of congress for elaine harmon's ashes to be allowed in arlington national cemetery even though she was a member of the air force pilot service members in world war ii. >> my grandmother was one of the first to fly aircraft for the united states military. >> reporter: erin miller was proud of her grandmother's service training the men who went into combat. >> my grandmother's last wishes
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at arlington national cemetery. >> reporter: but she and the wasps did not qualify for entry into arlington cemetery, so she had to store her grandmother's ashes in a closet. it doesn't seem like a dignified resting place. >> it wasn't but what we had to do. >> reporter: a senator was the first to fly in combat, introduced a bill to allow wasps into arlington. >> the fact they were told they couldn't has them thinking this is one last slap in the face. you know, of sexism, they thought it was over and it was just this one last element of not being treated fairly. >> reporter: her bill was passed and signed into law in five months. the speed of light in politically good locked washington. i see a tattoo on your forearm there. is that the bill. >> this is the bill number, yes. >> this is pretty intense. this is so important and so meaningful and to make it right
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way. >> reporter: the ashes were transferred by erin and her mother in an urn. only a hundred wasps are still alive. >> we wanted to make this as fast as for those who are still with us. >> reporter: a year and a half after she passed away at 95, elaine harmon was granted her last wish and with it an honor she hadn't asked for -- a flyover by world war ii vintage planes. david martin, cbs news, arlington national cemetery. morning's top story now. donald trump and hillary clinton made their case to be commander in chief during a national security forum in new york last night. trump said america's generals have been reduced to rubble by the obama administration and if he wins, he may fire some. clinton said she made a mistake in supporting the 2003 invasion of iraq. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will show you how donald trump might be the first candidate to actually make money
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plus, a "playboy" model faces possible charges and jail in an alleged case of body shaming. and the backlash over apple on its decision to ditch the headphone jack on the i-phone 7. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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were contaminated. they already notified the parents, and that they weren't going to let them go, not going to release them. but once they're released, they're being released with no shoes, no backpacks. ((brian loftus)) >> at walter johnson junior high school... ((kirsten joyce)) >> classes are canceled today .. and students have been quarantined since wednesday morning for mercury exposure. ((brian loftus)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. parents are still waiting outside the school near buffalo and alta for their child to be released .. ((brian loftus)) they've been there since class started yesterday morning about 8 am .. so that's almost 24 hours they've been there now. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now reporter nia wong looks into how the situation unraveled during the past 17


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